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April 2017 (3)
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Put Your Inking Cap On

Hello! Today’s blog post is my guest designer post on the Frilly & Funkie Challenge Blog where the challenge is “ Put Your Inking Caps On! ” The challenge asks us to not use any patterned papers. So, I decided to create a canvas. I have several photos in the blog post with the pictures for most of the process. I used plain tissue wrap, a stamp, and archival ink to create my background for the canvas. I crumpled up the tissue paper to give it some texture and then used matte medium/collage medium...


April Showers – Yorkshire Style

Happy Spring! While we are desperately in need of moisture, a gentle rain would be preferred! Instead we get these tremendous grey, grumpy clouds that arrive with a ton of water (and sometimes a dash of snow or hail). Springtime in the Rockies – you never know what you’re going to get! Over the past couple of days we’ve bounced from winter to summer to spring to winter to spring. One minute I’m turning over the garden beds and complaining about how hot it is and then the next day it’s windy and the...


Count Me In! (April’s Book of Months too)

Happy April to everyone! It looks a bit more like January here but tomorrow the sunshine will be back and the snow will melt! While the moisture is good, we definitely had a lot of broken tree branches. It always makes me sad because it takes so long for trees to grow here. <sigh> This week I worked on the latest challenge from the Frilly & Funkie Blog – Count Me In . The challenge is graciously sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique . The challenge is to use numbers as part of the design...